American offers one-stop flights from Reagan National and Washington Dulles to San Angelo, with upcoming fares starting at $399 round trip. You can also fly into many other cities and drive; from Austin, it’s about four hours.
Inn at the Art Center
2503 Martin Luther King Blvd.
A B&B on the grounds of the Chicken Farm Art Center. Artist Loft starts at $125 on weekends, $95 during the week. Make-your-own breakfast.
Sealy Flats Blues Inn
204 S. Oakes St.
A meticulously restored building next to a restaurant and blues club of the same name. Suites start at $119 on weekdays, $129 on weekends.
Cork & Pig Tavern
2201 Knickerbocker Rd.
Nicely done pizzas from $10.
Twin Mountain Steakhouse
6543 U.S. Highway 67 S.
Open for dinner Monday-Saturday. A platter of scraps to feed four is $31.99.
Chicken Farm Art Center
2505 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Not all studios open during all hours, but artists are available by appointment.
International Waterlily Collection
Civic League Park
N. Park Street between W. Beauregard Avenue and Pecos Street
Waterlilies from around the world, many hybridized right in San Angelo. Closed during winter.
630 S. Oakes St.
One of the best-preserved forts of the Indian Wars era. Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1-5 p.m. $3.
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
One Love St.
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. $2.
100 block of the alley between West Twohig Avenue and West Concho Street. Free.
Art Opens Doors
215 S. Oakes St.
Painted doors that hang on the side of an automotive shop. Free.